Salafist supporter dies and 14 injured in congress ban clash

Ansar al-Sharia supporter dies after Tunis police clash; 14 injured

20 May, 2013

TUNIS, Tunisia, May 20 (UPI) — An Ansar al-Sharia supporter died of injuries he sustained during fighting between police and militants in a Tunis neighborhood, Tunisian officials said.

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The Clash between the Tunisian police and the Salafists

Tunisian police clash with Salafists over banning of annual congress

Security forces and hardline Islamists fought street battles in Tunis on Sunday, with one protester killed and 15 policemen wounded, after the authorities banned the Salafists from staging their annual congress.

3:10AM BST 20 May 2013

The confrontations infuriated moderate Islamist Prime Minister Ali Larayedh, who for the first time linked the Salafist Ansar al-Sharia group which is considered close to al-Qaeda to “terrorism”.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/tunisia/10067827/Tunisian-police-clash-with-Salafists-over-banning-of-annual-congress.html

Stone throws of Ansar al-Sharia clash with Tunisian police teargas

Teargas and shots in air as Tunisian police clash with hundreds of Salafi protesters

Published time: May 19, 2013 12:30 RT News

[EXCERPT] “The congress is postponed to another date undecided yet,” Habib Al-Lawz, a leader from the ruling Ennahda party, told a local Radio station on Saturday.

http://rt.com/news/tunisia-tear-gas-islamists-496/

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Ansar al-Sharia clashes in Tunisia at congress ban

Tunisian police clash with Islamists over banned rally

TUNIS | Sun May 19, 2013 10:55am EDT

[Excerpt]  In Kairouan, where tens of thousands of members of Ansar al-Sharia had been expected to attend the planned rally on Sunday, the group’s supporters threw stones at police, who fired teargas in response.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/19/us-tunisia-islamists-idUSBRE94I04K20130519?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews

Annual Ansar al-Sharia banned clash with Tunisian Police

Salafists clash with police in Tunisia after rally is banned

19/05 16:24 CET

Police have clashed with hardline Islamists in Tunisia after the government banned their annual rally.

http://www.euronews.com/2013/05/19/salafists-clash-with-police-in-tunisia-after-rally-is-banned/

Tunisian police at banned congress rally clash with Ansar al-Sharia

Clashes in Tunisia over banned rally

May 19 2013 at 03:04pm

Kairouan, Tunisia – Supporters of the hardline Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia clashed with Tunisian police on Sunday after the government banned its annual rally, saying it posed a threat to society.

http://www.iol.co.za/news/africa/clashes-in-tunisia-over-banned-rally-1.1518192